Data Scientist – interns at Soothsayer Analytics

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Employer: Soothsayer Analytics

Expires: 08/01/2020

Soothsayer is seeking an intern who has an interest in solving challenging big data problems. The Data Science team works on a variety of exciting analytics (ML, AI) projects.PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO JOIN BEFORE JULY 15, 2020Covid-19 update: Currently work remotely, please be ready to start working from our office in Detroit, from August 1, 2020.Job Description:Solve cutting edge, challenging problems working alongside a great team of world class data scientists and analytics expertsHaving a passion for solving interesting and challenging big data problemsCommunicate results to scientific, business, and stakeholdersMine data to prototype models for a wide variety of problem aimed at knowledge extraction from large corpora of text.Collaborate with other engineers and data scientistsEducation and Experience:Master’s in computer science, applied mathematics, or other quantitative/ computational discipline.0-1 year of experience across one or more of the following disciplines: Natural Language Processing, Text Analytics, Deep Neural Networks – Sequence models, Long Short Term Memory (LSTM) networks.0-1 year experience with open source machine learning tools built in Python or R0-1 year experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash)0-1 year experience with munging and cleaning text data. Knowledge of grep a plus.Knowledge on implementing machine learning algorithms and modelsExcellent data presentation skillsPLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO JOIN BEFORE JULY 15, 2020. FAQ’s:Internship Outcomes- During the course of the internship, the intern will learn such techniques as data pre-processing, data visualization and machine learning model building. The students will familiarize themselves with regression, classification techniques, etc.How this internship will be to the benefit of the student as a purely educational experience?- The internship will give the student an opportunity to work alongside data scientists and work with them on challenging research as well as real-life business problems. To solve these problems, it is expected that the student be educated on cutting edge data science techniques.How the student will be supervised/mentored as well as career-related learning goals?- Student’s work will be supervised in daily & weekly meetings. He/She will be given appropriate feedback regularly. The work assigned to them will be a real world problem. This will give them a good appreciation of what the career of a data scientist entails. We offer stipend to candidates who do not need hand holding and candidates who have some background in programming specifically in Data Science and python. Note: Work will be performed from our office in Livonia, MI (no remote work allowed)Soothsayer Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and e-Verify Company.